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Ontario
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We loved Galton House. The staff were friendly, the food great and the accommodations perfect. Not a big impersonal hotel but with more space than a bed and breakfast, with lots of room to sit and relax in comfort outside of the rooms. A nice pool, well maintained gardens, little gift shop.

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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1,319 reviews
88 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 290 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This guest house offered great customer service and support. The rooms were comfy and the shower was just what we needed after a long flight from London and the second time after six days on the road in Southern Namibia.

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Thank Joel K
Padstow, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

we really liked this small hotel in a suburb of Windhoek. Comfortable beds in a pleasant room. nice pool to cool off in,and well cooked dinner and breakfast, with friendly staff, we could not fault it.

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Thank Bernard O
Toronto
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We stayed at Galton House for one night on our way north and one night on the way back. Each time Helen and all the kitchen staff were delightful. The furnishing was most attractive - modern and clean-looking, and breakfast and dinner were good. The first time we had a large room with a large bathroom, so we were disappointed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

On our way to our next destination in Namibia, as a family we spent 1 night at Galton Guest House. It was a wonderful first stop on our holiday. It was clean, neat, and we all felt refreshed. The manager Helen and the lovely staff there went out of their way to make us feel comfortable. The location is great... More 

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Thank IlseB630
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Spent a night here en route to Safari in Namibia. It was ideal. Clean and comfortable, 14 private suites, with a community room, dining room, and an in-ground pool. All very secure. Would happily stay there again! They served a wonderful supper and a great breakfast.

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Thank Ron J
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Galton House was a lovely respite between the legs of trips with Wild Dog Safaris. On our first visit, Arabella took wonderful care of us; laundry, arranging a car for us to visit a safe ATM and going so far as to lend my friend a pillow for our next leg for one night of camping. Both the dinner and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

We stayed at Galton House for 2 nights at the start of our recent holiday in Namibia. It was everything you want from a small (boutique?) hotel: friendly helpful staff, stylish rooms, beautiful common area with sofas and books where you can chill before dinner, cool outside area with a lovely pool, delicious food. It is a short drive from... More 

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Thank Aurore39
Weinfelden, Switzerland
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

I found in the Galton House a very comfortable accommodation in a quiet area. Helpful and friendly staff made my stay to be be rememenbered as a very pleasant experience. The food is good - so no dinner trips to the City are necessary - the considerable distance from the Center is therefore no big disadvantage.

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Thank 349christian
Farnborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Pleasant quiet stop over when we arrived in Windhoek. Spent a relaxing afternoon by the small pool enjoying the sun. Room was clean and comfortable and staff were very friendly. Staff are happy to suggest places to eat and arrange taxi. Onsite secure parking and staff helpful

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galton House is Windhoek’s newest accommodation establishment. Named after the famous explorer Sir Francis Galton, it has a relaxed but efficient style which creates a very welcoming atmosphere. A mere ten minute drive from the centre of town and perched on the edge of Windhoek’s northernmost affluent suburb of Eros, guests staying here will be ensured of peace and tranquility. The eight guest rooms are all equipped with internet connectivity and satellite television, with a coffee/tea station available on request and other general guest amenities. The communal areas consist of a large lounge, dining room, swimming pool and garden. There is also delightful ‘al fresco’ dining area by the pool, serving freshly prepared and very tasty meals. There are also a number of shops, restaurants and supermarkets within easy striking distance. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Galton House

Address: 72 Amasonite Street, Windhoek, Namibia
Region: Namibia > Khomas Region > Windhoek
Price Range: £74 - £135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Galton House 3.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Ensure that if you arrive late at night you have a parking spot available.”
 of 5 bubbles ClemD2014, 5 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I stayed in Room 2 and Room 7. The former is just off the main lobby and the latter is just around the corner from the main entrance.”
 of 5 bubbles jhartig1, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Room overlooking the pool”
 of 5 bubbles DouglasC566, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Rooms 2 and 3 are larger and better appointed than rooms 4 and 5.”
 of 5 bubbles zortean, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I believe the rooms off the pool are larger and have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles BFK123, 28 May 2015 | Read review
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